How much money are you earning from your blog? What is the income source of your blog? I think most of the blogger start making money from Adsense, and they keep making from it. I would suggest such bloggers that never depends on the single income source. Try to implements other monetization techniques on your blog. Initially, you will fail, but you will learn new techniques for earning money from the blog.
PPC(Pay Per Click) technique will not make you rich. It will give you money for living but if you want to become productive and earn more money than Adsense, then what’s the better choice than Affiliate marketing.
I have already written many posts about affiliate marketing. Here I am discussing very popular Affiliate network ShareASale.In this tutorial, I will explain about How you can earn money with the ShareASale affiliate network. Before starting the tutorial, it’s better to have a brief introduction of ShareASale Affiliate Network.
Shareasale is Affiliate Network where more than 3000 merchants registered to promote their products and services. You can sign up to ShareASale as a Merchant and an Affiliate. If you have registered to ShareASale as an Affiliate, then you will get more 3000 companies to promote their products.
I am using ShareASale affiliate network to promote WPEngine affiliate, which will give you $200 per sale, which is the maximum commission rate by any merchant. The second product which I promote on my blog is StudioPress they will pay you 35% of each sale.
You will get a different review by various bloggers, and some would recommend ShareASale others don’t because of their personal experience. Here I am sharing you my own experience with you so that it will help you to know more about ShareASale affiliate network, how it works, features, sign up the process, etc.
Getting started with the ShareASale affiliate network
To promote the various product on your blog, you need a ShareASale Affiliate account. You are just five steps behind to make money from ShareASale.I have written about sign up procedure of ShareASale affiliate with snapshots of each step. Do read it first.
Once you created the ShareASale Affiliate account then its time to find out the right products to promote on your blog. Before promoting, you need to join an affiliate program in ShareASale.
How to find out Merchant for your blog?
Log in to your Affiliate Account dashboard and click on search for the Merchant.
Once you search the particular program, then click join the program.
Once you are done your affiliate application will submit to the merchant and current status will show pending. They will review your application and get back to you within 1-2 days.
Once your application approved its time to find out the banners and links to promote. Click on the links and get a links/banner.
Once you click on the get banner, you will be redirected to merchant list which you have joined.
What kind of products you can promote on your blog. Here are some tips from my side.
- I highly recommend you promote products of your blog niche.
- Find out the high paying goods and join them (WPEngine, StudioPress).
- Products which you are using or have been used.
If you want to quit any programs which you have joined then, you can quickly terminate it. Only go to account and choose to manage/stop programs. You will get all joined affiliate programs to choose which you want to end and quit it.
Shareasale for Merchant
If you are a merchant and wants to promote your products, then ShareASale is the right place for you to promote. The merchant dashboard is user-friendly you can quickly upload the banner and links, and you will get Affiliate clicks, Purchase History, Sold items, etc. all you can track from the single screen. Overall all you need as a merchant is available. The initial registration amount is $550 for the Merchant.
If you have products to promote then join ShareASale Merchant Network
A quick recap of Shareasale Affiliate Network
- Reliable payment method by check as well as EFT transfer, they will pay you on time.
- Advanced search option for the Merchant and Affiliate.
- More than 3000 Merchants available.
- You can download any report from ShareASale like Transaction details, Today’s stats, Revenue, etc.
- Excellent support, you can raise your problems with the ShareASale support team.
- The threshold payment amount is $50 means for a payout you need to have a minimum $50 in your account.
- Attractive Commission rate from 8% to 40%
- The ShareASale dashboard is simple that anyone can understand.
I am promoting WPEngine, StudioPress, and Grammarly as most of the bloggers use these tools. If you have a suggestion for promoting other products, then let us know.
- $550 for Merchant
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